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minutes, it is now president obama's turn. he will reportedly be talking a lot about jobs, his and the people who need them most. we have live coverage now from charlotte, north carolina. >> let talk about virginia at a little bit. it is not by any stroke of luck virginia is getting as much presidential attention as it is. just look at the floor at the convention. only the home state of the president, vice president, colorado and other key states are between the virginia delegation and the podium. that is by design. why? look at the newest poll numbers that show the president up by a razor sent 0.6%. -- razor-thin 0.6%. there is nothing, and about the commonwealth floor at this convention. virginia has a prime spot on the floor and is on the tip of everyone's tongues. >> we value virginia. >> virginia is a very important state. >> 124 riled up delegates, past and present from both sides are all trying to sway the un move to could make the difference in the old dominion >> i wake up pinching myself saying a virginia is in play again. >> he will be on stage represent
an even bigger break. is that the way forward for america? i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >> lawyers for the british royal family had filed a legal complaint against the photographer that took pictures of the duchess and the magazine that published them. they will decide whether the case is valid and whether to block the release of the photographs. an italian magazine has released 26 additional topless pictures. >> the judge has set the sentencing date for sandusky. he will be sentenced on counts of sexual abuse. he was convicted of sexually assaulting 10 boys. sandusky will likely spend the rest of his life in prison. the chicago teachers strike has entered its second week. the city is stepping in. rahm emanuel has passed the state to force them to go back to work. he has called the strike illegal. he says it is affecting the safety of thousands of students. they failed to reach an agreement over the weekend. >> at home, students may have to say goodbye to animals in the classroom, even those out there for teaching purposes. >> that is because of a d.c. law. officials w
that minutes. up toember you ca the weather from wherever you are with the abc7 app. watch >> president obama came out today at a rally he his opponent mitt romney over his comments at a fund-raiser. the president said you cannot washington when you write the country before taking office. his 47% a reference to comments. for therter was there speech. theome breaking news from campaign, ann romney's make an emergency after it filled with smoke. everyone is ok. we will follow that for you. mitt romney is making news of own today by releasing more tax information. has an event in las vegas will begin at any minute. afternoon, we learned what was on the family returns for 2011. it has been a point of contention for months. rebecca cooper has more on what we have learned today. >> the week started with a romney criticized americans who did not pay income taxes. now as he tries to win over voters, the week ends with a focus on his taxes. mitt romney was the focus back campaign message, not his taxes their comments about the 47% who do not pay taxes. today the return shows that mitt romney earned $1
coverage continues tonight at 6:00. president obama and mitt romney spent time in another battleground state. that is all coming up tonight at 6:00. >> we have some breaking news coming in right now from the district. there is a shooting in southeast washington last night that may have a connection to the 2010 murderher brian debts. >> we have just attended a press conference out there with the metropolitan police. they gave a little more information on this crime that happened last night. here is video from the scene of the crime. it happened on the 4200 block of first street se last night. we are told the two would be robbers came up to a man who lives in an apartment there and forced their way into his apartment as the victim was driving home. at some point inside the apartment, the victim and the two robbers got into a struggle. a gun went off and one of the would-be robbers was shot. the other one escape, according to police. the one who was shot is identified with 21-year-old joe johnson, which is a name that was connected with the very notorious murder case here a couple of year
. interesting this summe[ male announcer ] this is america's manufacturing when president obama took office. this is china's. under obama, we've lost over half a million manunufacturing jobs and for the first time, china's beating us. seven times obama could've stopped china's cheating. seven times he refused. it's time to stand up to the cheaters, and make sure we protect jobs for the american people. [ male announcer ] barack obama: failing to stop cheating. failing american workers. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. about how tight parking restrictions. fanfare,was a lot of but not district neighborhoods are gettingity replaced with both sides. a residential parking 7:00 a.m. to midnight. just about everybody is getting by >> parking can pose but for her visitors, it is a lot harder. at 7:00e of the street, a.m. to midnight. >> in the new restriction will people.some one lady got one even though she thought she was good. advisory gives neighborhood commissions made up representatives the option to impose residential parking only. neither is his piano tuner that sounded a sour n
a rising star and, of course, the headliner, michelle obama. admittedly this means somehow energizing the less than enthused with a small group of undecideds. >> the red states and the blue states together. everybody knows, those that are truly undecided, there is no way that they do that for barack obama. >> and one thing they hope to win over voters is, they say, they claim this is the most open and accessible in history by making the first and last night's free and open to the public. >> in florida, it is neck and neck. back to you. >> ok, gordon and scott, thanks to both of you. we will see you later. and costing millionsto plan, taxpayers pick up part of the tab. they spent $18 million in tax dollars, and now, it is the democrats' turn. they are using tax dollars to pay for the $573 bill at connolly's irish pub, 2007 hundred $34 at mi casa, and even $3,000 spent at the speedway club. we have live reports on abc 7 news at 5:00, 6:00, and 11:00. leon? >> and high school sophomore has been indicted on 29 counts involved in a shooting. the charges against robert gladden. there was a
by many obama supporters including jeff, james taylor, and others. local analysts call it the most open convention in history. coming up, more on the day's festivities and what is ahead at the convention. abc 7 will be in charlotte for the convention. gordon peterson and scott thuman are already on their way, so look for their reports at 5, 6 and 11. >> still to come, a trio of dangerous, invasions over the weekend. we will hear from one of the victims. >> local baseball fans talking about the clock ticking down for the nats hottest pitcher. what is going on for the rest of the season? >> a huge fire through a historic hotel. >> the president prepares to check out the destruction from hurricane is it. >> president obama will be in a louisiana to get a firsthand look at the destruction from hurricane is it. >> it was just a category one storm but it left behind damage and misery out of proportion. t.j. has the latest on is epoxied long-lasting impact on the gulf coast. >> don, but not forgot them. "i lost my vehicle everything. what i have with me now is what i own. >> it continues to re
. up ahead of the morning in woodbridge see president to obama. the president will be making a is expecteday and about his economic plan and building a strong middle class. on virginia throughout his campaign along with other swing state. in the meantime, the romney fire for hisaking from a private fund- . iser by left-leading shows romney saying he americans believe victims and the them food ands housing. he says those people will vote for president obama no matter what. went on to say when it comes getting votes, he can't worry about those people in need to focus elsewhere. been following this story and we will have the latest reaction coming up at 6:00. coming up, new sights and sounds of the new baby panda at the national zoo. court, a woman faces the convicted of stalking her. on trial for murder. 10 years since the sniper shooting, charles moose is back in town. the fact that there wasn't a group made everyone a potential target. that increased the fear. >> hear what he says police are using. clearing. s are your forecast next. we are falling a developing mexico where a
-- newspeople and vendors were talking about michelle obama. >> the likability gap which was substantial before she spoke probably doubled. she was such a likable force and she did such a good job explaining how her husband is still the same guy he always was and a great family man. >> scheeler audience and rocked the house and it was clever. she never said the word romney but she took it to him. >> how did you like the speech? >> that it was for her heart. she remains to average americans and working families. she understands their problems. i thought it was exactly what i wanted to hear and what americans want to hear. >> senator ben cardin of maryland. bill clinton tonight. >> we have talked about the relationship between the former president and the current one. it was described as a bit i see. that is to say the least. it has changed for the better of the party. these men may not be sharing the stage on the same night but they are sharing the spotlight. the president is primed for his big night but not just yet. there is another headliner in town whose speech might still a bit of the presi
up at 6:00. >> president obama campaign in virginia beach today. he introduced a new campaign called a new account -- economic patriotism. economyns growing growing a strong middle-class. we have much more coming up on news including a brutal a local business. how police were able to figure the suspects. >> the scene of some unique animal attacks. from aboveoming down people watching the skies. of the biggest mysteries, where is jimmy hoffa's body? about thell you latest theory. putood news for people to eome mor >> the holidays are getting closer.nd >> it is hard to believe it is already here and that means the malls and the stores will give this year. news for the high unemployment rate. some 700,000 seasonal jobs are country.ss the suzanne kennedy has more on this coming just that is for the holidays. >> already the stores are taking applications. more than 600,000 got temporary employment year even more will be for the holidays. what consumers may not be for the shopping season, retailers are getting ready. wal-mart, toys r us as they are theirng to increase seasonal help over la
] this is america's manufacturing when president obama took office. this is china's. underbama, we've lost over half a million manunufacturing jobs and for the first time china's beating us. seven times obama could've stopped d china's cheating. seven times he refused. it's time to stand up to the cheaters and make sure we protect jobs for the american people. [ male announcer ] barack obama: failing to stop cheating. failing american workers. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> mother and her son are suing a police officer sir after they say he assault the the high school freshman. >> -- assaulted the high school freshman. >> he was 13 at the time and broken alas, he was not charged with any crime. after this encounter he came away bloodied and his mother says so shaken that he had trouble sleeping for weeks. in july, he was portrayed as a hero. he led people of a burning building. in an incredible twist two days later, he was indicted for allegedly assaulting a 13-year- old boy. >> i thought i was going to die. that very day. >> his
for the weekend. >> a good deal. let's move on to our vote 2012 coverage and battleground virginia. michelle obama began her day in richmond where she offered her families ofto the n libya. cans killed i she then headed to fredericksburg where she is now crowd at the large university of mary washington. we'll have more on the first lady's stop coming up at 6:00. meanwhile, the man who is trying over mrs. obama's has was and fairfax today. our senior political reporter was there. let's go to the newsroom with more on how he was received. it was a pretty good response. after a day of talking about the libya and some say day on the trail, to hisomney went back wheelhouse, jobs and the economy. a northern virginia welcome. thank you. think these numerous stops would at some but hittingrkill, long lines today form a romney is a challenge -- sure there are more like this one. a lot of my friends are obama supporters for sure. the under 30of romney is down less. a lot of the younger generation thinks more literally. d of poll hewhat kin it but if you think about going torices we're for the president's po
having a time to shine. now, president obama is trying to see if he deserves another four years. >> president obama is now keying -- visiting key states in an effort to shore up support. >> we know we still have a lot of work to do to get to where we need to be but we will get there. >> charlotte, n.c., is where the democrats are hoping it will get done. one man says they must listen to the message that the obama economic message has failed this nation and slowed economic growth. >> when you have over 8% unemployment, you have to see. >> he says there are some on some economic accomplishments. >> financial reform, credit card reform. >> a white house adviser puts it this way. >> i think everybody understands we were this close to a depression. we stated that off. we have a lot more work to do. >> so, charlotte is going to be a busy place with about 6000 attending the democratic national convention. there will be more gay and lesbian activists. labor literalist -- leaders will have a big role. i am stacey cohan abc 7 news. >> thank you, stacey. a 17-year-old, daniel borowy, was
.s.? >> your husband comes to bed at 1:00 in the morning? >> the obamas appeared together on the "the view" [ romney ] my plan is to help the middle class. trade has to work for america. that means crack down on cheaters like china, it means open up new markets. next, we've got to balance the budget. you've got to cut the deficit. you've got to stop spending more money than we take in. and finally champion small business. have tax policies, regulations, and healthcare policies that help small business. we put those in place; we'll add twelve millio new jobs in four years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. come on, kids, we've got to go. [ knocking ] oh, no, i got to go. oh, can you make that to go? these days, nobody has time to get sick. but minuteclinic makes it easy to get well. our nurse practitioners can diagnose and write prescriptions for everything from strep throat to sinus infections with no appointment necessary, so you can feel better in no time. you guys want to go to the park? yeah! yeah! minuteclinic, the medical cl
obama, and i approve this message. christie: i do the laundry, i pay the bills, i make sure my kids are fed and rested and healthy. female vo: moms like christie would be stretched even more under mitt romney. to fund his tax cuts for millionaires, romney could take away middle class deductions for child care, home mortgages, and college tuition. christie: mitt romney, he's so focused on big business and tax cuts for the wealthyhy.. it seems like his answers to middle-class america are just...tough...tough luck. >> the baseball playoffs start next week. a washington team will still be playing. the good news. but for fans planning to go, still up inon is the air. >> live with the look of process and how other handle the metro overtime costs. >> in about five hours, madonna stage at thee center behind me. when that show is done, concert- to theo gobe metro because the verizon center is paying to keep the trains running an hour late. the nats will be in the playoffs if the trend know should the game golan. -- go long. >> i love the nationals. i am excited about it. >> no word if the me
slow the momentum that obama hoped to get at the dnc last night. >> president obama and vice president biden hit the campaign trail today after accepting the party's nomination. the president's speech last night focus on moving the nation for word. their first stop was in new hampshire. the romney campaign was hitting virginia with a visit by the candidate's wife. she held a rally in leesburg and spoke with rebecca cooper. we will have that interview a little bit later in the newscast. >> moving on to attitude being picked up at the ballpark. strasburg will be during his final home game of the season. he is preparing to take the mound tonight. autria has more on tonight's game. >> he hit the nail on the head when he said that the fan reaction is mixed. there is some excitement as they turn out to see him pitch in his final home game of the season. fans have now for five months this day was coming as they announced they would be putting his health ahead of the playoffs. people knowing if they did not turn out tonight that they would have to wait until after spring training to see strasb
:00 more on the investigation, and why they blame the obama administration for the response to the attacks. >> two officers were distraught. they noticed eight stolen tag as they try to make a stop around the o'clock p.m. in northeast. -- around 3:00 in northeast. >> no complaints in the weather department. >> beautiful. >> absolutely gorgeous. >> let's take a look at what is happening for the rest of the week. >> outside it 100% sunshine. even the pauling was not that bad today. our pollen count ragweed, it was four. look at the morning live temperatures. 60 in washington, at the same time it was 47 at dulles. another cool morning into the 40's. overnight tonight, it will be a clear, cool night, heading out to school early in the morning temperatures once again in the 50's, not as cool, and there will be a touch of humanity. i will have all of the details from the weather center in a few minutes. >> ok, thank you. police are searching for a man who grabbed a woman during a morning jog. it happened this morning on holmes run trail. natasha barrett is there. >> that woman is ok. she was not
under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. >> it checking out the news from around the nation, the mayor of trenton, new jersey is in federal custody after he was arrested after a two-year undercover investigation. this comes weeks after his home was raided. his time and office has been marred by financial problems. investigators say he was turning to extortion and real-estate deals to make money. >> thousands of chicago public school teachers are on strike and thousands of students were forced to stay home today. >> the strike started after contract negotiations broke down last night. >> chicago mayor, rahm emanuel had a message for the 25,000 striking teachers. >> stay at the table and finish it for our students. >> for the first time in a quarter centu
blocking the of the roadway. >> thank you. coming up, if you love michelle obama's convention address, you can soon get your own. we will tell you where and for how much. of her medical battle made headlines, but we now learning more about bacteria. g spread in ation of one day. more on the remarkable recovery, coming up. >> at 6:00, the big announcement than 24 hours away -- find on the newest iphone? a previe anncr: this casino's in west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? cae voting for questioion seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cuttincasino subsidies. question seven. goodobs and better sools in maryland. not west virginia. saw her speaking katie correct about her battle with a rare flesh eating bacteria. what exactly is that? where can it be found? talked with a local doctor some answers. it is a very frightening when
-- see how he took i'm barack obama, d i approvethis message. christie: i do the laundry, i pay the bills, i make sure my kids are fed and rested and healthy. female vo: moms like christie would be stretched even more under mitt romney. to fund his tax cuts for millionaires romney could take away middle class deductions for child care, home mortgages and college tuition. christie: mitt romney, he's so focused on big business and tax cuts for the wealthyhy... it seems like his answers to middle-class america are just...tough...tough luckck. >> it was another dramatic week in a georgia court room as a man defends himself in a murder trial. >> he is accused of a killing in 1995. the first witness has been called. >> jay korff has more. >> disturbing allegations. waseem daker is acting as his own lawyer cross-examining people who have accused him of horrendous crimes. it has been an emotional week of testimony. >> i am sorry that i have to ask that, sir. do you need a minute? >> this case revolves around the ex-wife of michael smith. daker is on trial for her death based on
next, first got bad news that he was losing his job. but then he got some good news. i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. christie: i do the laundry, i pay the bills, i make sure my kids are fed and rested and healthy. female vo: moms like christie would be stretched even movere under mitt romney. to fund his tax cuts for millionaires, romney could take away middle class deductions for child care, home mortgages, and college tuition. christie: mitt romney, he's so focused on big business and tax cuts for the wealthy... it seems like his answers to middle-class america are just...tough...tough luck. >> bad luck has turned around. >> he is about to lose his job, also just won the lottery. we have the story. >> you need to go play your numbers. >> and james brown was back at one-stop today. numbers andbirthday one $102,000. -- hee 48-year-old brown loses his job october 12. >> i am a little depressed. after 27 years, this is it for on this date. everybody gets a little depressed. >> the lottery folks paid him a visit at the one-stop with the ceremonial check. >> he does feel goo
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